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 About Smart Cards (SCIA)
  This section from the Smartcard Industry Association covers smart card applications, standards and specifications, smart card overview, smart card museum, together with white papers, application notes, and technical documents
 All about smartcards (3-G International, Inc.)
  The term smart card refers to a plastic card containing an embedded silicon chip, 1 to 8 kilobytes of memory, and a microprocessor, which contains an operating system permanently written to ROM (Read Only Memory). The card is referred to as smart because its IC chip is able to securely store and process various types of information from stored value to personal data.
 An Introduction to Smartcards (Steve Petri)
  "Smartcards have proven to be quite useful as a transaction/authorization/identification medium. As their capabilities grow, they could become the ultimate thin client, eventually replacing all of the things we carry around in our wallets, including credit cards, licenses, cash, and even family photographs."
 Buyer's Guide. (Card Technology )
  "This guide has been designed to serve as a valuable resource for finding the services, products and people you need in the rapidly evolving, lightning-fast-paced world of advanced card technologies and applications."
 Card Europe
  The Association For Smart Card And Related Industries
 Card Technology reference links (Tomi Engdahl)
  Includes links to Memory cards, Smartcards, Contactless smartcards, Smartcard products and companies, Magnetic cards and Barcode
 The chip card in the Netherlands
 Compinfo Directory: Electronic Commerce
 Compinfo Directory: Identity Verification
 Cryptography FAQ ((RSA Laboratories))
  This FAQ covers the technical mathematics of cryptography as well as export law and basic fundamentals of information security.
 Electronic Commerce, Smart Cards and Security Resources (S. Prasad)
 FAQ for alt.technology.smartcards
  "The word "smart card" is used in three different meanings (in order of usage frequency): IC card with ISO 7816 interface, Processor IC card, or Personal identity token containing IC-s"
 ICMA (International Card Manufacturers Association )
  The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) is a global non-profit association of plastic card manufacturers, suppliers and other industry participants which promotes the plastic card industry and the value of its products and services.
 Interactive Media in Retail Group
  The IMRG (Interactive Media in Retail Group) is Europe's leading interactive retailing community. Networked screens of various kinds - in the office, home and pocket - will be readily available to almost everyone in Europe within a few short years, and the services they provide access to will constitute a feature-rich dynamic global marketplace. The Interactive Retail Industry which is evolving to service this marketplace requires pragmatic and robust Standards to enable its fast-track growth. The IMRG is setting and maintaining these standards, and facilitates its community of members with practical help, information, guidance and networking.
 Java Card Forum
  The primary purpose of the Java Card Forum is to promote Java as the preferred programming language for multiple-application smart cards
 Java Card technology (Sun)
  The Java Card specifications enable JavaTM technology to run on smart cards and other devices with limited memory. The Java Card API allows applications written for one smart card platform enabled with Java Card technology to run on any other such platform.
 MUSCLE (Movement for the Use of Smart Cards in a Linux Environment) Smartcard Developers (David Corcoran)
  MUSCLE is a project to coordinate the development of smart cards and applications under Linux. The purpose is to develop a set of compliant drivers, API's, and a resource manager for various smart cards and readers for the GNU environment.
 OpenCard
  The OpenCard Framework is an open standard providing an architecture and a set of APIs that enable application developers and service providers to build and deploy smart card aware solutions in any OpenCard-compliant environment
 OpenCard Internet Links to Articles/Press
 PC/SC Workgroup
  The Workgroup was created to address critical technical issues related to the integration of ICCs (or Smart Cards) with the PC.
 Secure Electronic Transactions (Mastercard)
  SET uses a system of locks and keys along with certified account IDs for both consumers and merchants. Then, through a unique process of "encrypting" or scrambling the information exchanged between the shopper and the online store, SET ensures a payment process that is convenient, private and most of all secure.
 Security and Encryption-related Resources and Links (Peter Gutmann)
  Covers Crypto Link Farms, Crypto Archives, Crypto Social Issues, Crypto Software, Anonymity and Privacy, Random Numbers, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Security Agencies and Organizations, Security Books and Publications, Security People, Security Problems, Access Control, ata Encryption, Interception and Monitoring, Investigative Tools, Smart Cards, Security Standards, Laws, and Guidelines
 Smart card applications (SCIA)
  Smart Cards are used in many different applications around the world. Some applications covered by this paper include Loyalty, Banking, Healthcare, Telephony, Information Technology, Mass Transit, Government, Identification
 Smart Card Central - The source for information on smart cards
 Smart Card Forum
  The Forum was established in 1993 to accelerate the widespread acceptance of multiple application smart card technology by bringing together, in an open forum, leading users and technologists from both the public and private sectors. The Forum membership is diverse with over 190 organizations from around the world. The Forum's goals are to lead the smart card industry forward by establishing a vision for interoperability, establish an environment that facilitates market trials, provide objective and timely smart card information to members, and to develop cross industry positions on issues relevant to technology, business, and legal and public policy.
 Smart Card Industry Association
  "With over One Billion Smart Cards shipping per year, the industry's phenomenal success continues. The US market has gone from a few thousand card in the early nineties to over; 2 million smart cards in mobile handsets (GSM), 1 million smart cards used as University ID cards, 2 million cards used in laundry applications, and 5 million smart cards used in direct satellite TV decoders. With the inclusion of smart card readers in the Microsoft PC-99 specification, Microsoft's PC/SC reader specification, Sun's JavaCard, and Microsoft's smart card for Windows, the technology is clearly being adopted by the PC industry. In fact, many industry experts believe the PC smart card reader will be as common as the Mouse is today. With tens of millions of PC's shipping per year, the industry's growth is ensured."
 Smart Card Information Directory (GSA)
  The Smart Card Information Directory is intended to assist the Federal government and other interested organizations in exploring Smart Card technology and applications by providing information and access to relevant Internet Sites
 Smart Card News - Links to Other Sites
  An extensive list of companies and organizations involved in the smart card industry
 Smart Card News Ltd
  An extensive resource for Smart Card technology-related information.
 Smart Card reference links (Cameron Hayne)
 Smart Card Terminology (Gemplus)
  The world of smart cards is full of technical jargon. This lexicon should help you make sense of these different terms
 Smart Card: CASCADE EP 8670
  This page presents the work carried out in the framework of a research project funded by the European Commission through the Esprit Program (EP8670) under the name "CASCADE " (Chip Architecture for Smart CArds and portable intelligent DEvices).
 Smart Cards (Scientific American article Aug 1996)
  As potential applications grow, computers in the wallet are making unobtrusive inroads
 Smart cards - Opportunities for public sector applications (CCTA (UK))
 Smartcard security information page (Bo Lavare)
 Smartcards and other cards (Panorama)
  Covers Memory cards, Smartcards, Contactless smartcards, Smartcard products and companies, Magnetic cards, and Barcode
 Visa Open Platform (Visa International)
  The Open Platform is a comprehensive system architecture that enables the fast and easy development of globally interoperable smart card systems. It is comprised of three integrated elements: the Open Platform card specifications, Open Platform terminal specifications, and the Open Platform workbench tools.
 Windows CE: SmartCard Background (Microsoft)

 

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